Translation of "of" - English-Korean dictionary

of

preposition uk strong /ɒv/ weak /əv/

A1 belonging to or relating to someone or something

-의
She is a friend of my cousin.
I like the colour of her hair.

A1 used after words that show an amount

양을 나타내는 말 뒤에 쓰임
a bag of apples
both of us

A1 containing

-의 (내용물을 나타냄)
a glass of milk

A1 used with numbers, ages, and dates

숫자, 나이, 날짜등과 함께 쓰임
a boy of six
the 14th of February

A2 showing position or direction

방향이나 위치를 나타낼 때 쓰임
the front of the queue
a small town north of Edinburgh

A2 showing someone or something

-의
a map of the city
a photo of my boyfriend

A2 used when comparing related things

-의(사물과 관련되어)
He’s the best-looking of the three brothers.

B1 showing a reason or cause

-로(원인이나 이유를 나타낼 때 쓰임)
He died of cancer.

used after an adjective when judging someone’s behaviour

형용사 뒤에 쓰어 관련된 사람의 행동을 판단할때 쓰임
It was very nice of you to think of us.

(Translation of “of” from the Cambridge English–Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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